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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Zizina otis

2 Common Grass-blue at National Arboretum Forests

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Zizina otis at National Arboretum Forests - 4 May 2019
Zizina otis at National Arboretum Forests - 4 May 2019
Zizina otis at National Arboretum Forests - 4 May 2019
Zizina otis at National Arboretum Forests - 4 May 2019
Zizina otis at National Arboretum Forests - 4 May 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Zizina otis 14 May 2019 MatthewFrawley
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Zizina otis 14 May 2019 BIrdsinCanberra

Author's notes

On the banks of a small pond there were at least three Common Grass Blue butterflies. They were were on the wet soil with their proboscis in the ground itself, mud puddling.

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Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at National Arboretum Forests - 3 Apr 2019
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 23 Mar 2019
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Parasynthemis regina (Royal Tigertail) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Jan 2018
Clania ignobilis (Faggot case moth) at National Arboretum Forests - 16 Oct 2017
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Oct 2017
Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Oct 2017
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Oct 2017
Eurymeloides pulchra (A Gumtree hopper) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Oct 2017
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at National Arboretum Forests - 1 Oct 2017
Eurymeloides pulchra (A Gumtree hopper) at National Arboretum Forests - 22 Sep 2017

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 3 Abundance
  • 4 May 2019 11:00 AM Recorded on
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